Historic London Pub Tour

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    1:00 PM
  • Departure Details :
    Chancery Lane Station, Holborn, London, UK
  • Return Details :
    The Lamb & Flag, 33 Rose St, Charing Cross, London WC2E 9EB, UK
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Follow in the footsteps of famous writers who frequented London pubs of the past. During this 2-hour historical walking tour, you'll discover fascinating tales while savoringLondon's favorite drink. Visit some of London's oldest watering holesand pass by the city'srenowned sites along the way.Top it off with an includedhalf-pint of beer as you rub elbowswith the locals.

Highlights

  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
  • Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
  • Led by a local guide

Know More about this tour

This 2-hour walking tour of London pubs promises Drama, intrigue, and a fair amountof local history. Meet your guide near theChancery Lane Underground Station and discover theoldest drinking establishments as you explore the winding streets and back alleys of the historic city center.

Visit where Dylan Thomas drunkenly misplaced his manuscripts, learn how Victorians fed their gin cravings, and stand in secret alleyways where one of Englands most notorious poets faced a duel. Learn about Londons seedy drink-obsessed past while taking in the splendor of modern-day London and sensing the ghosts of yesteryear at some of the citys top landmarks.

Finish up at a watering hole regularly frequented by Charles Dickens,where you're served afavorite drink (half-pint of beer included).

Inclusions

Local guide

Half-pint of beer

Exclusions

Gratuities

Food and drinks, unless specified

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Minimum drinking age is 18 years

Comfortable walking shoes are recommended

Traveler Reviews

  • 31-Oct-2018

    I've been on a fair share of pub tours and pub crawls, and this was not what I expected. This was a historic walking tour of the city of London that stopped at a couple pubs. It was super casual with minimal structure. I don't think our tickets were checked.The tour met an Underground stop, walked to a pub for a half-pint, then walked around for a mile or so stopping to look at pubs, then eventually ended up an another pub about 90 minutes after the first. Our guide was really nice and had some fun stories to share, but it was definitely more of a historic walking tour than a pub tour.

  • 24-Sep-2017

    We were enjoying the tour, our guide was friendly and informative, but then very abruptly ended the tour. It was supposed to go for two hours, but went for an hour and a half. He bought us a beer and left. We were all a bit stunned.

  • 12-Jul-2017

    This was a fun pub tour-only 3 of us so we were able to ask lots of questions and get to know George. Probably wouldn't do this on a Sunday again as some of the pubs were closed...still a fun tour though-highly recommend!

  • 12-Jun-2017

    George met us at the stated meeting point. We were very lucky to be the only 2 on the tour. We spent 2 hours walking the back streets of London and visited 2 iconic London pubs with a beer in each. I recommend this tour.

  • 27-Sep-2016

    Very informative and met some very nice people. Pubs were interesting and enjoyed the pints!

  • 30-Jul-2016

    We loved it! We had no one else joining us so we got an individual. We immediately were friends with our guide! If we had more time we would have him accompany us to everything in London! Lots of interesting information about history, even where Charles Dickens drank! Highly recommend this!

  • 15-Oct-2015

    If I could give 10 stars I would! On the day of the tour, we were the only ones on the tour and George did a fantastic job of making it feel like a personalized tour. The tour was educational, fun and sprinkled with anecdotes. I loved all the pubs we visited and it was definitely one of the best tours I've been on. Thank you George, for making our pub tour the highlight of our trip!